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GenderMasculine
Scriptsجم Persian
PronouncedPron.JAM Persian
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Meaning & History

Persian form of Avestan Yima meaning "twin" (related to Sanskrit Yama). This was the name of a mythological king, more commonly called Jamshid.
VariantYima
Other Languages & CulturesYama Hinduism Yama Pashto Cem Turkish

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English verbs, food, sweets
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute